Nielsen Holdings Plc (NLSN): Jeffrey Charlton , SVP & Corporate Controller of Nielsen Holdings Plc sold 5,328 shares on May 20, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on May 24, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $52.34 per share for a total value of $278,916.28 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on May 4, 2016, Arvin Kash (Vice Chairman) sold 79,898 shares at $52.46 per share price.On Mar 24, 2016, Mary Elizabeth Finn (Chief Human Resources Officer) sold 9,219 shares at $52.02 per share price.Also, On Mar 1, 2016, Giovanni Tavolieri (Global President Operations) sold 1,499 shares at $49.70 per share price.On Feb 29, 2016, John Jasper Lewis (other) sold 60,000 shares at $49.50 per share price.
Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares: On Friday, May 20, 2016 heightened volatility was witnessed in Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares which led to swings in the share price. The shares opened for trading at $51.95 and hit $52.55 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $52.2, with a gain of 1.18% or 0.61 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 13,41,967 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $54.59 and the company has a market cap of $18,834,021 M . The 52-week low of the share price is at $42.76.
On Apr 20, 2016, Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares announced a cash dividend of $0.3100. The company’s management has announced May 31, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Jun 2, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Jun 16, 2016.
Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares is Reiterated by Telsey Advisory Group to Outperform and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 60 from a previous price target of $53 .The Rating was issued on Apr 6, 2016.Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares is Initiated by Sterne Agee CRT to Buy. The Rating was issued on Mar 22, 2016.Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares is Downgraded by Morgan Stanley to Equal-Weight. Earlier the firm had a rating of Overweight on the company shares. The Rating was issued on Mar 9, 2016.Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares is Initiated by Jefferies to Buy. The Rating was issued on Feb 29, 2016.